There are millions of reasons to quit smoking and probably only a few reasons why you feel like you can’t.
Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.
When it comes to one’s health, having support makes all the difference. Quincy Medical Group (QMG) is proud to partner with Xplore Nutrition to offer a program that provides a personalized approach to nutrition with access to experts any time of the day.
In underserved areas, such as rural areas with little access to the internet or health resources, community members might struggle to find accurate health information to help them in their daily lives.
Hannibal Regional is excited to announce the next phase of their expansion and renovation project, which detoured the main hospital entrance starting July 8.
Quincy Medical Group is offering a summer series titled, “Living Your Best Life with Diabetes.” The series will include three sessions, and is offered for free to community members.
Each person has a title and many have titles such as mother, friend, teacher or artist. Kayla McBride now has a title she never expected - breast cancer survivor.
Hannibal Regional Auxiliary was pleased to recognize Kim Ahrens as the Volunteer of the Year at their annual Service Awards luncheon on April 15, at the Hannibal Country Club.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $10 million to the University of Missouri to establish a National Center for Rural School Mental Health.
Missouri Foundation for Health is launching the Missouri Opportunity Incubator, a new project to discover and develop fresh ideas and innovative solutions to meet the needs of the state’s underserved families and communities.
To help raise awareness and celebrate Heart Month, members of Hannibal Regional Auxiliary knitting committee are making red hats for all babies born in the month of February.
The American Heart Association recently launched #NoMOHeartDisease, a year-long initiative created to increase awareness and reduce the prevalence of heart disease in Missouri.
While choosing toys for your children over the holidays, do not overlook the importance of selecting toys which will promote active learning.
The Missouri Department of Insurance is reminding seniors that Medicare open enrollment ends on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Seniors who have not yet made their plan selections for 2019 are encouraged to contact CLAIM.
On Thursday, Oct. 25, Quincy Medical Group filed an application to establish the Quincy Medical Group Surgery Center at 3347 Broadway (the former Bergner’s space).
Blessing Health System invites area women to attend “Be Strong! Women’s Wellness in Action” from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Blessing Wellness Center, 4917 Oak.
Osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are serious health concerns for postmenopausal women. Researchers from the University of Missouri now have discovered through a new animal study that soy protein found in food might counter the negative effects of menopause on bone an…
The Hannibal Clinic Research Center will launch the second phase of a clinical trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary fisease (COPD) and Alpha One Deficiency in August 2018.
New Medicare cards are on their way to everyone enrolled in the program. Cards will be mailed automatically and free of charge. People should be wary of anyone calling to offer assistance with the cards or to request money or personal information, says Brenda Procter, University of Missouri …
The number of newborns suffering withdrawal from maternal opioid use during pregnancy could be significantly larger than previously estimated, leading to significant direct and indirect costs to care for these children, in both the short and long term.
Quincy Medical Group (QMG) recognizes National Osteoporosis Month in May. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is responsible for 2 million broken bones every year in the U.S. and causes 75,000 deaths.
Blessing Hospital has filed a Certificate of Need (CON) with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board seeking permission to add three floors to Moorman Pavilion.
Preliminary data concerning attendance and services provided during last October’s Project Community Connect event have been tallied. During the event, Project Community Connect had 184 attendees. Demographics were collected to obtain a greater picture of who in our community is in need of s…
The Blessing Hospital Lauretta M. Eno Early Learning Center will host its 5th annual Parenting Fair on Monday, April 9, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Blessing Hospital auditorium.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Ashraf Almashhrawi, gastroenterologist with Hannibal Regional Medical Group, would like to share some information to help you stay well.